Period
to 28 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 28 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 3 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Azure 297 531 475
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.13% 19.99% 12.98%
As % of the Cloud Services category 64.29% 61.32% 55.75%
Number of salaries quoted 340 541 469
Median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £76,025 £76,250 £80,000
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +16.02%

Azure is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 462 866 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 48.43% 32.61% 23.29%
Number of salaries quoted 390 746 663
Median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,214 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £73,750
West Midlands median annual salary £49,000 £45,100 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.65% +0.22% +12.50%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Birmingham

Azure
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Azure in Birmingham

Azure
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in Birmingham over the 6 months to 28 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Azure in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 October 2020, IT jobs citing Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Azure.

1 143 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (43.10%) DevOps
3 124 (41.75%) Microsoft
4 115 (38.72%) SQL
5 110 (37.04%) .NET
6 83 (27.95%) AWS
7 75 (25.25%) C#
8 61 (20.54%) Microservices
9 60 (20.20%) Kubernetes
9 60 (20.20%) JavaScript
10 56 (18.86%) Terraform
11 52 (17.51%) Docker
12 51 (17.17%) Business Intelligence
13 48 (16.16%) Windows
14 47 (15.82%) SQL Server
15 46 (15.49%) Office 365
16 42 (14.14%) TDD
16 42 (14.14%) Power Platform
17 39 (13.13%) T-SQL
18 38 (12.79%) PowerShell
19 37 (12.46%) Continuous Integration
19 37 (12.46%) Finance
20 36 (12.12%) Software Engineering
20 36 (12.12%) Power BI
21 34 (11.45%) .NET Core
22 33 (11.11%) Migration
23 32 (10.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 32 (10.77%) .NET Framework
23 32 (10.77%) Jenkins
23 32 (10.77%) SDLC

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (10.44%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.70%) IIS
3 9 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.02%) Confluence
4 6 (2.02%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.35%) CMS
5 4 (1.35%) Kentico
5 4 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.35%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.35%) WordPress
6 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.34%) Drupal
7 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (4.38%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.68%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.68%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.67%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.34%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 83 (27.95%) AWS
2 46 (15.49%) Office 365
3 42 (14.14%) Power Platform
4 30 (10.10%) GCP
4 30 (10.10%) PaaS
5 28 (9.43%) Azure Data Factory
6 21 (7.07%) GitHub
7 20 (6.73%) SaaS
8 18 (6.06%) Azure Active Directory
9 17 (5.72%) IaaS
10 12 (4.04%) OpenShift
11 11 (3.70%) Azure Stack
11 11 (3.70%) OneDrive
12 8 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (2.36%) Dynamics 365
13 7 (2.36%) npm
14 6 (2.02%) Power Automate
15 5 (1.68%) PowerApps
15 5 (1.68%) Serverless
16 4 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.70%) DNS
2 8 (2.69%) AMQP
3 5 (1.68%) DHCP
3 5 (1.68%) Firewall
4 4 (1.35%) LAN
4 4 (1.35%) NetScaler
4 4 (1.35%) WAN
5 2 (0.67%) Intranet
5 2 (0.67%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.34%) Internet
6 1 (0.34%) Network Security
6 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.34%) VLAN
6 1 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (15.82%) SQL Server
2 36 (12.12%) Power BI
3 32 (10.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (9.43%) NoSQL
6 25 (8.42%) Data Lake
7 21 (7.07%) Azure SQL Database
7 21 (7.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (6.73%) Redis
9 18 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (4.71%) MongoDB
11 13 (4.38%) Big Data
12 10 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (2.69%) Snowflake Schema
13 8 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (2.36%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 7 (2.36%) Cosmos DB
15 6 (2.02%) Relational Database
16 5 (1.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 3 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 32 (10.77%) Jenkins
2 24 (8.08%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 10 (3.37%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (3.03%) NUnit
5 9 (3.03%) Selenium
5 9 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (2.69%) GitLab
7 7 (2.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (2.36%) gulp
7 7 (2.36%) JIRA
7 7 (2.36%) jspm
7 7 (2.36%) Moq
7 7 (2.36%) MSTest
7 7 (2.36%) Postman
8 6 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (1.68%) Bitbucket
9 5 (1.68%) SpecFlow
9 5 (1.68%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (12.46%) Finance
2 23 (7.74%) Public Sector
3 20 (6.73%) Law
4 10 (3.37%) Retail
5 5 (1.68%) Banking
6 3 (1.01%) Games
7 2 (0.67%) Advertising
7 2 (0.67%) Marketing
8 1 (0.34%) Automotive
8 1 (0.34%) Billing
8 1 (0.34%) Housing Association
8 1 (0.34%) Local Government
8 1 (0.34%) Publishing
8 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (17.51%) Azure Engineer
1 52 (17.51%) Developer
2 45 (15.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 42 (14.14%) Architect
4 28 (9.43%) Analyst
5 23 (7.74%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 20 (6.73%) Platform Engineer
7 19 (6.40%) Data Engineer
8 14 (4.71%) Azure Architect
8 14 (4.71%) Business Analyst
8 14 (4.71%) Senior Developer
9 13 (4.38%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
11 10 (3.37%) Azure DevOps
11 10 (3.37%) DevOps Architect
11 10 (3.37%) Full Stack Developer
12 9 (3.03%) IT Engineer
12 9 (3.03%) Site Engineer
12 9 (3.03%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 8 (2.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (37.04%) .NET
2 34 (11.45%) .NET Core
3 32 (10.77%) .NET Framework
4 31 (10.44%) CSS
5 30 (10.10%) HTML
5 30 (10.10%) REST
6 27 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 25 (8.42%) ASP.NET
8 20 (6.73%) jQuery
9 19 (6.40%) React
10 16 (5.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (5.39%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (4.71%) Elastic Stack
11 14 (4.71%) Kafka
12 13 (4.38%) Entity Framework
13 11 (3.70%) Spring
13 11 (3.70%) Spring Boot
13 11 (3.70%) WCF
14 10 (3.37%) Ajax
14 10 (3.37%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (5.05%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (4.04%) Cloud Native
2 12 (4.04%) User Experience
3 10 (3.37%) Private Cloud
4 7 (2.36%) Public Cloud
5 6 (2.02%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.68%) W3C
7 4 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.35%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.01%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.01%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.01%) PlayStation
8 3 (1.01%) Replication
9 2 (0.67%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.34%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.34%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (16.16%) Windows
2 19 (6.40%) Linux
2 19 (6.40%) Windows Server
3 8 (2.69%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.36%) Android
5 6 (2.02%) CentOS
5 6 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.68%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.34%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (43.10%) DevOps
3 61 (20.54%) Microservices
4 51 (17.17%) Business Intelligence
5 42 (14.14%) TDD
6 37 (12.46%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (12.12%) Software Engineering
8 33 (11.11%) Migration
9 32 (10.77%) SDLC
10 29 (9.76%) MVC
11 28 (9.43%) ETL
11 28 (9.43%) Scrum
12 26 (8.75%) BDD
13 25 (8.42%) Mentoring
13 25 (8.42%) Test Automation
14 23 (7.74%) Fintech
15 20 (6.73%) Analytics
16 19 (6.40%) Continuous Delivery
16 19 (6.40%) Infrastructure as Code
17 18 (6.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 115 (38.72%) SQL
2 75 (25.25%) C#
3 60 (20.20%) JavaScript
4 39 (13.13%) T-SQL
5 38 (12.79%) PowerShell
6 25 (8.42%) Python
7 15 (5.05%) Go
7 15 (5.05%) Java
7 15 (5.05%) TypeScript
8 8 (2.69%) Bash Shell
8 8 (2.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 8 (2.69%) Perl
9 7 (2.36%) Ruby
10 6 (2.02%) C++
11 4 (1.35%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.01%) C
12 3 (1.01%) VB
13 2 (0.67%) Java 8
13 2 (0.67%) R
14 1 (0.34%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (5.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (4.71%) Degree
3 9 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.02%) A+ Certification
4 6 (2.02%) AWS Certification
4 6 (2.02%) HNC
4 6 (2.02%) MCDST
5 5 (1.68%) MCSE
6 2 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.34%) CCA
7 1 (0.34%) CCNA
7 1 (0.34%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (0.34%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.34%) MCSA
7 1 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.34%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.71%) QA
2 7 (2.36%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.68%) SLA
4 3 (1.01%) GDPR
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.34%) PMO
System Software
1 52 (17.51%) Docker
2 31 (10.44%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.02%) vSphere
5 4 (1.35%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 60 (20.20%) Kubernetes
2 56 (18.86%) Terraform
3 23 (7.74%) Ansible
4 17 (5.72%) Puppet
5 13 (4.38%) Microsoft Intune
6 11 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (2.36%) Grafana
8 6 (2.02%) Graphite
8 6 (2.02%) Prometheus
8 6 (2.02%) SCCM
9 5 (1.68%) MIIS
9 5 (1.68%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.67%) Consul
10 2 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.67%) Packer
11 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.34%) Nagios
11 1 (0.34%) SCOM
11 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 124 (41.75%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.10%) Oracle
3 17 (5.72%) Google
4 13 (4.38%) VMware
5 11 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.36%) Citrix
6 7 (2.36%) Databricks
7 6 (2.02%) Cadence
7 6 (2.02%) Veeam
8 5 (1.68%) EnterpriseDB
9 4 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.35%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.35%) Splunk
10 3 (1.01%) Cisco
10 3 (1.01%) MuleSoft
10 3 (1.01%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.67%) CommVault
11 2 (0.67%) Dell
11 2 (0.67%) NetApp
11 2 (0.67%) SonicWALL